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Mosquitofish (Credit: CBS 2)

Mosquitofish, Bred At The Hackettstown Fish Hatchery, Help Battle West Nile Virus

Mosquito-eating fish work for people in exchange for food. Gambusia affinis — more commonly called mosquitofish — are bred at the Hackettstown Fish Hatchery.

08/31/2012

Mosquito larvae are seen in a pool in Concord, CA - May 9, 2008 (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

New Jersey Using Fish To Control Mosquito Larvae Population

A 20-year-old state DEP program doles out 150,000 fish a year to eat up larvae.

05/18/2011